The Carringbush Board consists of members who work together to oversee the operations of the organisation, to ensure it is working towards achieving its charitable purpose.
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Chris Enright - Chairperson

Chris is the Director of RTO Logic, a consultancy firm that delivers customized business and data management solutions to the VET sector and he is the Co-Founder of two professional development businesses, Skills HQ and Sapient Academy.  He has more than 15 years’ experience in the Education and Training sector, assuming key leadership roles, driving business improvement and development for numerous respected companies.  He has an MBA from Melbourne Business School and is the Carringbush Board of Governance’s Chair.

Joe Morrison

Joe is a business professional working at a senior level in HR, change management, commercial management, corporate planning, strategy development, business improvement & communications. Joe has worked for global organisations including Toyota and BHP and also consulted in workforce strategy and organisational development activities.

Danielle Ashcroft

Danielle works at Melbourne Polytechnic and Chisolm Institute as a teacher and curriculum writer. Danielle holds a Bachelor of Arts (RMIT), Bachelor of Music (VCA), a Cert IV in Training and Assessment and Diploma of Vocational Training Design. She is currently studying a Masters of Teaching.

Cristina de Nicolas Izquierdo

Cristina is a political scientist, specialising in conflictology, humanitarian action, and forced migration, with 20 years working with international NGOs, UN agencies, academic institutions, government, donors, and civil society organizations in managerial positions, and as a consultant. Additionally, she is one the peer reviewers and translators of the All In Diary, a practical tool for humanitarian workers, and an editor of the Rights in Exile Newsletter, a free public resource for legal assistance providers, refugees, and others interested in refugee legal assistance. More recently, she has combined international consultancies on health & governance, with research and studies on forced migration, mainly focused on displacement from the Northern Triangle of Central America.

Triet Nguyen

Triet is a Chartered Accountant and holds a double-degree of Bachelor of Accounting and Bachelor of Finance from La Trobe University. He is currently working as a Manager in the Private Client Services team at EY after several years of working at leading consulting firms. His main areas of expertise include financial accounting and reporting, M&A financial due diligence and project management, tax advisory and compliance, group structuring, virtual CFO and management reporting. He joined Carringbush’s Board in 2021.

Ben Wong

Ben is a lawyer at ANZ, working in the area of dispute resolution and litigation.  He previously worked at leading law firms in resolving disputes in the financial services, energy and resources, government and property sectors.  Ben holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Bachelor of Commerce and a Diploma of Modern Languages (German) from the University of Melbourne.  He has previously sat on committees of management for Not-For-Profit organisations.  Ben is a Richmond “local” and is proud to live in a thriving and diverse community.

Ari Cassarchis

Ari has had an extensive career as a senior executive linking people and strategy in commercial and community contexts. His industry experience includes, professional services, tertiary education, emergency services, telecommunications, airlines, and travel. Ari was an executive at a university for more than five years and more recently had responsibility for an enterprise Registered Training Organisation in the emergency services sector. He has a Master of Commerce from UNSW, and is passionate about the role of building community capability, culture, mental health wellbeing, and inclusion.

Miranda Chen

Miranda is a Chartered Accountant with a background in audit, business advisory and corporate finance. She has worked with a diverse portfolio of clients in education, government, health, not-for-profit, construction, retail and manufacturing sectors. She is currently a senior associate at NAB working in finance business partnering and data analytics. Miranda holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne. She is passionate about working with the people and organisations that make the greatest, lasting impact on the community.